Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.) is the member of family Zingiberaceae, locally known as Adrak or Ada in India. This plant is small, rhizomatous, erect and perennial. It is cultivated commercially for edible rhizomes in many parts of India and it has been part of various medicine systems across the world for time immemorial.
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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is often confused with the common cold, and typically results in wheezing and other respiratory symptoms. Now research has determined that the famous Ayurvedic remedy inhibits this sometimes lethal virus.
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For thousands of years, ginger has been used as a medicine in the treatment of nausea. But ginger has many more medicinal properties. One study finds that daily doses of ginger could even soothe your aching muscles after that intense workout.
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In the first study of its kind, ginger is found to be an effective treatment for heaving menstrual bleeding in young women.
Have you ever skipped your exercise routine because of lingering sore, stiff muscles from your last visit to the gym? A new study finds that two common kitchen spices help relieve that post-workout muscle pain.
Honey has been touted as antibacterial and so has ginger. New research now shows that when you combine them they may outperform pharaceutical antibiotics.
Premenstrual syndrome effects many women monthly, resulting in pain and mood-related symptoms. New research confirms that ginger not only reduces pain, but also reduces pain associated with PMS along with improved mood symptoms.
Ginger is already known for its anti-inflammatory abilities. New research is now confirming an ancient therapy of applying ginger topically to treat osteoarthritis pain and inflammation.
Weight loss? Check. Antibacterial? Check. Liver Protection? Check. Is there anything ginger can't do?
Koreans have been enjoying salted and fermented vegetables known as kimchi for about 2000 years. But this spicy dish is much more than a condiment. More than 130 studies attest to the amazing healing properties of this humble food.
Indian tribesmen, particularly in Patalkot valley of Central India, perform traditional ways of treating childhood upper respiratory issues through the means of herbs. According to them, the formulations they apply to treat these disorders are safe and non-toxic for the infants and children.
Ginger - It warms the body, flushes out toxins, boosts our immune system, energizes us and eases our nerves. What other natural health benefits can ginger do for us?
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Recent research has confirmed and quantified that whole extracts of Garlic and Ginger have the ability to stop several species of multi-drug resistant bacteria.
New research published in the Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology found that “ginger may be a promising candidate for the treatment of breast carcinomas.”
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